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Getting Here

How to get here

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is located in Fig Tree Pocket, just 12km from Brisbane CBD.

If you are self-driving, enter our business name in to Google Maps for directions. Public transport information is listed below.

Location

708 Jesmond Road
Fig Tree Pocket
Queensland Australia 4069

Opening Hours

9am – 5pm 
Monday – Sunday

ANZAC Day (25th April)
1:30pm – 5:00pm

Contact

+617 3378 1366
General Enquiries: service@koala.net
Media & PR Enquiries: marketing@koala.net

Transport

River Cruise

Mirimar Cruises have been taking locals and visitors to Lone Pine for over 70 years. Jump on board and enjoy a scenic cruise up the Brisbane River, before disembarking at Lone Pine for a day of wildlife discovery.

Mirimar II (75-minute cruise):

Depart Cultural Centre Pontoon, Brisbane 10:00 AM
Arrive Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary 11:15am

Return trip:
Depart Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary 2:15 PM
Arrive Cultural Centre Pontoon, Brisbane 3:30pm

*Currently operating on select days only, and subject to availability.

For information and to book, contact Mirimar Cruises:
Ph: 0412 749 426
Email: info@mirimarcruises.com.au

*City Cat ferries do not travel to Lone Pine.

Public Bus

There are regular buses to and from Lone Pine operated by Brisbane City Council:

  • Bus number 430, Queen Street Station
  • Bus number 445, Adelaide Street

For more information, including current fares & bus stops, visit Translink’s Journey Planner.

By Taxi

Taxis can be booked by calling:
Black & White taxi:133 222
Yellow Cabs taxi: 07 3391 5955 or 131 924

Facilities & Accessibility

Accessibility

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary was established on naturally hilly terrain. In order to maintain the integrity of the landscape, not all hills and slopes within the sanctuary are suitable for unassisted wheelchairs. Alternate routes are available for guests with limited mobility.

Some areas of Lone Pine are unpaved, such as our kangaroo reserves and sheepdog/barn area. These areas may not be suitable for all wheelchairs or mobility assistive devices.

It is highly recommended that all guests wear suitable footwear. Shoes must be worn within the sanctuary at all times and high heels are not recommended.

Wheelchair Hire

We have a limited number of manual wheelchairs available for hire at our Ticket Entrance. All guests who wish to hire a wheelchair will be asked to sign a liability waiver and pay a maintenance fee of $6.

To book ahead of time, please call us on (07) 3378 1366 or email service@koala.net.

Transport and Access

  • Free parking
  • Disabled parking
  • Public bus service
  • Guide dogs and assistance animals must be arranged with management prior to arrival

Medical

  • Onsite First Aid officers
  • Onsite Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs)
  • Situated in close proximity to local medical centres and hospitals

Mobility Assistive Devices

Personal mobility devices such as prams, strollers, wheelchairs and electric mobility scooters are permitted for use at Lone Pine. Guests using approved personal mobility devices are asked to exercise extreme caution at all times whilst navigating sanctuary grounds, to ensure a safe environment is maintained for guests, staff and wildlife.

Bicycles, tricycles, scooters, skateboards, roller skates and similar modes of transportation are not permitted.

Assistance Animals

Certified guide, hearing or assistance animals are permitted within the public access grounds of Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, including the Riverside Café and outdoor cinema areas, without prior arrangement.

Approved handlers with certified guide, hearing or assistance animals wishing to visit the paid sanctuary grounds must call +61 7 3378 1366 or email service@koala.net to make pre-arrangements before visiting.

Guest Services

  • Stroller ($6) and wheelchair hire ($6)
    (please call ahead to reserve wheelchair)
  • Directional maps and signage throughout park
  • EFTPOS available (AMEX, VISA, Mastercard)
  • Parents Rooms
  • Disabled toilets
  • Two onsite cafes
  • Picnic areas and eating spots (strictly no BYO alcohol)
  • E-vehicle charging stations
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free device charging points